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Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
about a stimulus and hiring more government workers and having the government making investments. of course, he talks about raising taxes. they plan to raise taxes on the american people and that will kill jobs. we want to create jobs and not kill jobs in this country. [applause] we also heard this plan are raising taxes and cutting medicare. in fact, there has been a study released this week. the people look at his spending plans and all of the debt they create and interest that its charge. he will raise taxes on the middle class as well by some $4,000 per family. the american people do not want more taxes. they want less spending and more growth. we will do that and get america back on a balanced budget. [applause] i do not want to raise taxes on any one. this president seems to think that keeping our taxes the same as they are now is a huge tax cut. only in washington would do thing keeping taxes as they are is a huge tax cut. hot i will find a way to bring our taxes down -- i will find a way to bring down our taxes. we will give the middle class a tax break. [cheers and appla
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in america. and we do need government to start taking leadership around the issue. regardless of the merits of this particular proposal, one thing i want to bring to city hall is a locally sourced healthy food insurance. santa clara county recently band all vending machines from their county facilities and i think we can lead by example, whether it's city hall, hospitals or our schools we should insist on healthy foods and healthy food choices and teaching our children how to grow their own food and cooking. so i would like to see an increase in community garden and an increase in the city with leadership around this issue. >> mr. everest is this your third or fourth use of the time card? >> i know i am out of these. [ laughter ] well, if we finish early i will come back to you. >> all right. >> now a question for miss breed and mr. resignato. san francisco currently provides free or low-cost health care to residents who can't afford private health insurance and do not qualify for coverage from the state or federal government? do you agree with funding this for employees who spend less
Oct 2, 2012 7:30pm PDT
of waste there government. we just talked about the hetch hetchy matter and building was supposed to be $140 million, but it was actually $65 million over budget. the department of public works doesn't even have all of its receipts. the bond oversight committee is supposed to be have access to those receipts. they can't get them. so we ce[6ud money is not accounted for. we found waste in the arts commission, which the controllers office confirmed and the civil grand jury confirm and we also found waste in various other departments. and this board of supervisors needs people on it who will actually ask those questions. thank you. we have a couple other candidates who wanted to jump in here. mr. davis and miss selby. >> after $1.5 billion in public service sector cuts in san francisco since 2008, since our budget crisis, we can't balance our budget going forward on cuts alone. we have got to look for revenue with muni failing and unmaintained parks we need a comprehensive, aggressive revenue strategy. i was one of the activists and advocates who helped to get the gross receipts m
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
places. now, the government may step in and take action. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin explains how a simple switch could ease pain at the pump. >> reporter: we're here in emeryville. you can take a look at the gas prices. they are higher in some areas. more than $5 a gallon. it's no mistake. $5.39 a gallon for regular unleaded at this station. >> that's highway robbery. >> californians are paying the highest prices in the u.s. an average of $4.49 per gallon for regular. nowhere near the national average of $3.79. it costs casey brewer nearly $100 to fill up his truck and he has 14 in his company fleet. >> it is tough and it's shocking to see it go up so much and other states not quite nearly as much. >> gas soared 66 cents in four days. and its owner is paying $20,000 more to rebuild his 8,000 gallon tank. >> it's been killing everybody. it's going to kill the business. >> some stations ran out of gas and shut down. caused by the fire in august and maintenance. and exxon mobile had a power failure is back online. >> it's interesting. >> the california energy commission say
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
the association of bay area governments. our housing element of you are general plan calls for 60% of new housing to be affordable housing. we need to address this issue head-on and build the affordable housing that this community and this city desperately needs. how do we do that? i think we need to go back to the ballot with an affordable housing bond. we have haven't passed one in san francisco since 1996. we have an opportunity this fall with prop c to support the first permanent dedicated stream of funding for affordable housing. it's on the november ballot. and i encourage everybody to vote for it. on the ballot as well is a business tax restructure to bring in new revenue for the city and many millions of dollars from that, about 13 will be dedicated to the affordable housing so we can ramp up development of affordable housing in san francisco. >> thank you. mr. everett? >> providing affordable housing is a central and extremely important issue. that being said, we also need to look at how we deal with public housing within the city and county of san francisco. i grew up in section 8 hou
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
reports that three explosions rocked a government-controlled district in aleppo. >>> now let's head to wall street. cnbc's mandy drury is at the new york stock exchange. good morning to you, mandy. >> good morning to you as well, natalie. today we're watching the private sector jobs report for some clues as to what kind of report we're going to get on friday when the big government payrolls report comes out. at this stage economists are expecting 153,000 jobs were created in the month of september. and apple shares are in focus once again as there are some reports out that asian component suppliers of apple have begun mass production of a smaller tablet computer that apparently is smaller than the current ipad. we're all waiting for that as well. back to you. >> wonder if it will be in time for the holidays. mandy drury, thanks so much. >>> the self-proclaimed world's best dad is at it again. david engeldow and his 20-month-old daughter have become famous online for their photos that show sarcastically why dave's the greatest dad. after their appearance on her show last week where a
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
after a better than expected jobs report released on friday. somehow the government could have manipulated the numbers and they say that is next to impossible. >> the labor department has a bureau asking 400,000 businesses. retail, manufacturing, hotel services from all around the country how many people are on your payroll. is the payroll survey on the first friday of every month. that is called the jobs number. in september. more jobs were added but there was also another survey. this is from the census bureau. 60,000 households are sold every month and are you working? and in september, a tattered 73,000 were reported working more. that is a big number. and that the unemployment rate was from 8.1% to the new 7.8%. it is good for the white house. however, is that too good to be true? general electric sea eagle. it is unbelievable. the -- ceo. and it is unbelievable was chicago price will do anything. and the guys for limited government saying that this could have been compromised. >> if he were able to have this you would want to have consecutive stretch of 8 percent and now
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
francisco route now. i think a lot of people are off for a -- a lot of the government offices are closed for columbus day and interstate 880 also looks pretty good. if you are driving near the coliseum. a little bit of slowing though on southbound 880. it's not all that deep. >>> a very good morning on this monday. cold out there for some. mostly clear. there is a little bit of patchy fog. some -- some of these clouds starting to work their way in. you can see this to the left of the screen. if this drives over us, we'll cloud up and maybe get a few showers. everything says it will get close to us and get on the coast and -- well, it will head to central and southern california. i think later tonight and tuesday would be the day to get possible showers. there are a few upper 30s near st. helena, calistoga, kenwood. sonoma county airport. increasing clouds, partly cloudy, cooler, start -- cooler starting late tonight. again, it looks like it is heading south. it will be a santa cruz mountains event. mostly sunny, cooler in the afternoon after a cold morning. inland temperatures warmed up
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
as the government would like it to be and certainly not as great as the american people would like it to be. i think that when you look at the number of jobs added in the last month, it was good. it was better than expected. lower than the average for the years. we added 11000 jobs, 10,000 of those were from government, and the average for the year for each month was 150,000. so it's slow, but it is moving in right direction. >> thanks so much. once again, here's jenna. >>> and while the economy may be picking up, there's something else on the rise as well and it's much more unwelcome and it's gas prices. they spiked overnight once again in california, reaching an all-time high and drivers are not happy to say the least. more now from christa dahlgren. >> reporter: just when californians thought things couldn't get worse -- >> five bucks? oh, my god. >> reporter: even bigger sticker shock. prices up another 20 cents a gallon since midnight. >> going from $4.70 a week ago. >> reporter: in california, the average price per gallon is up 36 cents in a week to $4.49. 67 cents more than this time last yea
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
. protesters are upset over the strict austerity measures the government has put in place in order to secure a bailout. the biggest contributor to the greek rescue fund is germany. on monday, merkel said she will remind greece of europe's expectations towards economic reforms. >>> markets in asia had a mixed day. tokyo's nikkei lost 1% while hong kong's hang seng gained half a percent. >>> earnings season gets under way on wall street today. forecasts show corporate earnings will be weak and that led to a down day for investors. the dow slipped 26 points while the nasdaq was down 23. >>> gas prices in california hit another all-time high on monday. the average price for a gallon of regular reached $4.67. analysts say the spike in prices is driven by disruptions at two refineries. drivers could see prices start to drop now that california's governor has ordered the early release of winter blend fuel. >>> general motors is planning to hire up to 10,000 new workers here in the u.s. gm will be looking for software programmers to develop applications and devices to put into its vehicles. the car
Oct 3, 2012 4:30pm PDT
the federal government grant for this work to do parking pricing and regulation and that's going to be looking at parking-based options to reduce car travel to the downtown area to address the core issues, the core traffic congestion issues that rachel described earlier. that is getting going. we have local match and regional match for that project and both of these projects performed excellently, top two projects in the region in the recent rtp project assessment. thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> and then one other question. >> hold on. mr. moskovich, you had something to add to that? >> commissioner olague, i appreciate the question. the perspective i have, the treasure island pricing aspect is just one aspect of the package that was put together to enable that reuse plan to be successful. and we are happy to collaborate with the mayor's office to make that happen and show that it can happen in a very organized and progressive way. and very effective way. but obviously we're talking about a very specific situation where there is only one access point which is the bridge. >> right. >
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
is here basically to talk to the greek government about what it's doing to try to reduce its debt, to pave the way for yet another set of international money, the next installment of $16 billion or so, which greece need to keep from going bankrupt, is due next month. merkel is in support for the measures that have taken place here, measures that have made a lot of people very angry. so quiet here so far. not quiet, but peaceful here so far, but it's going to be an eventful day. >>> time now to show you some of this morning it's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports on a new poll showing 20% of americans have no religious affiliation. the pew research center says that number was just 8% in 1990. and for the first time, fewer than half of americans identify themselves as protestants. >>> north korea says it can hit the united states mainland with a missile. accoing to britain's "guardian." it's unclear if that claim is accurate. of course, highly doubtful. the announcement follows a missile deal between the u.s. and south korea. north korea claims that a conspiracy t
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
and the federal government should not do business with waway. there are reports of cyberattacks as well as from zte another company. both deny they are a security threat. >>> and honda is recalling more than 250,000 vehicles due to a possible fire risk. the recall involves the crv crossovers from the 2002 to 2006 model years. an electrical switch in the drivers side door could melt and cause a fire. the fire could start even when the ignition is off. honda says owners have reported four fires so far but no injuries or crashes linked with the problem. so if you have that car, get it to the dealer as soon as possible. they will fix it for free. >> frank has that car, ashley. >> you missed me by a year but i was listening for sure. >> so apparently it's easier to tip now at starbucks. >> reporter: yeah. you won't have to leave a dollar or two because the seattle-based coffee company is actually making an app for that. starbucks says it's adding a digital tip function to its mobile payment app. they say the new smartphone application will be out and ready for use next summer. i'm still waiting for
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
, they are not governed or watched over by the fda. they are looked at by states. this pharmacy was turning out batches of tens of thousands of vials of steroids. that's not to me a compounding pharmacy. they are now manufacturing, and i fear that they are going to give good compounding pharmacies a bad name, and i think it basically from their behavior so far, they are an outlier. >> they released a statement after shutting down, basically recalling all of its products. on the website it says while there is no indication at this time of any contamination in other necc products, this recall is being taken as a precautionary measure. in light of this, i mean, how worried should patients be? >> look, if you have had any steroid injected into your back from june on, call your doctor. if you are a physician and you've injected steroids to somebody, call your patient. check and make sure that there is a transfer of information, and if you have a family member and have symptoms and may not put it all together, this is a time for the entire country to be on heightened alert. these numbers will go up before th
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